My Era, My Music / Vol.2

The Beatles… The Turtles… Mamas & Papas… Dave Clark 5… The Beach Boys… The Doors… Just some of the musical groups from my ‘era’ of the 1960s who provided a soundtrack during my youthful days…

As the World Turned in 1948…

Everyone’s story has a beginning… My story begins in Vallejo, CA as the world turned in 1948, the year of my birth and Princess Elizabeth’s son, Charles…

Anchors Aweigh – Part 2

It had been some 18+ years since I had stepped aboard a ship as a crew member, so like Ishmael, of Moby Dick fame, I decided that I once again wanted to “… see the watery part of the world…”

Anchors Aweigh – Part 1

War… what is it good for…? It was 1967 and the war in Vietnam was getting hotter and I was just a “wet-behind-the-ears” 18 year old kid getting close to graduating from high school in Salt Lake City, Utah…

Half-Century Mark: 1967-2017

Fifty-years ago, as of this posting, I joined my classmates of Granite High School (SLC, UT) Class of 1967, and gathered up my diploma and headed out to conquer the world… To use a worn out phrase: ‘…it just seems like yesterday…’